I was just wondering how you can tell if your fish are stressed. Our fish seem to be a bit more 'zippier' than usual and I was just wondering if they were stressed or it's me being paranoid. We've had one of our guppies die recently so I did a 30% water change.
These are the tanks stats:
1 plec, 3 guppies, 1 swordtail and 7 lampie tetra
Tetra Prima Granular food which we crush before giving to the fish twice a day
Light stays on for 7 hours a day
Been running for nearly 2 months
pH - 7.3
Ammonia - 0
Nitrate - 8
Nitrite - 0.1
These are the lowest Nitrite and Nitrate results we've ever had.
Also what's the best amount of water changes to do in a month? Is it one a week or one every fortnight?
Re: Stressed Fish?
once a week is best for changing water but if the tank is lightly stocked once every 2 weeks is fine. But your tank is overstocked so you will need to do a water change 2-3 times per week
You will need to keep the nitrites down.:) Plecs won't really fit in a 30 liters at all considering they are big waste producers and can contribute a lot to inflating ammonia and nitrite levels.
|All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:52 PM.|
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.